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Read online Shattering and Bricolage.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Shattering and Bricolage The title of David Bowles first book of original poetry references the artistic technique of creating by combining in a mosaic the shards of previous broken works The volume explores the idea of psychological growth as a sort of bursting apart and reintegration of the ego examining the illusions and deceptions that humans can free themselves from if they are willing to undo their personas in order to expand their selves Ranging from experimental to traditional from lyrical to narrative these pieces sound the darkest depths of the human psyche and gaze upward at the dizzying heights we might one day reach by David Bowles

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Shattering and Bricolage
Title:Shattering and Bricolage
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Number of Pages:142
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The Blue-Spangled Blue, Border Lore: Folktales and Legends of South Texas, Flower, Song, Dance: Aztec and Mayan Poetry, Ghosts of the Rio Grande Valley, The Seed: Stories from the River's Edge, The Smoking Mirror, Mexican Bestiary, Chupacabra Vengeance, Lords Of The Earth, A Kingdom Beneath the Waves
AFTER FOUR BILLION YEARS THEY HAVE EMERGED br br When the volcano Popocatepetl erupts a massive reptilian monster crawls out of the caldera and begins attacking Mexico City Unable to stop it the military calls on Elena Baz a disabled physicist who consults with the Mexican Army Dr Baz gathers a team of the greatest scientific minds searching for a way to bring the behemoth down But as the kaiju leaves a swath of destruction across Central Mexico other volcanoes grow more and more active Now the nation s only hope lies with Alfonso Becerra an indigenous anthropologist with radical fringe ideas Elena and Alfonso will have to overcome their personal traumas and long standing feud in order to work together For only a blend of science and myth can save Mexico from the ancient Lords of the Earth br, Tradition meets tragedy in the chilling local lore of the Rio Grande Valley Hidden in the dense brush and around oxbow lakes wait sinister secrets unnerving vestiges of the past and wraiths of those claimed by the winding river The spirit of a murdered student in Brownsville paces the locker room where she met her end Tortured souls of patients lost in the Harlingen Insane Asylum refuse to be forgotten Guests at the LaBorde Hotel in Rio Grande City report visions of the Red Lady who was spurned by the soldier she loved and driven to suicide Author David Bowles explores these and more of the most harrowing ghost stories from Fort Brown to Fort Ringgold and all the haunted hotels chapels and ruins in between, A boy faces a ghost dog armed only with his father s memory A mother must find the strength to free her mermaid daughter A teenager stands up to her manipulative uncle despite the consequences A woman drowns her children and pays the ultimate price A man must help a town learn to stave off dark forces that would steal all their children A girl must accept her role as the protector of her people br br By turns humorous dark exciting and thoughtful these sixteen tales ranging from retellings of urban legends to original explorations of the culture and mythos of northern Mexico and the US Southwest take readers to the heart of a culture for which struggle against all odds is a way of life The extraordinary circumstances in which the characters of these stories find themselves the way in which each person seeks to face the mysteries of life illuminates the weakness and strengths of all human beings, Cholos and alien hordes Undead luchadores Children trapped in animal form Legless Vampires Aztec merchant spies A deadly ancient codex br br From a pre Colombian wilderness to ice choked future from haunted borderlands to post apocalyptic ruins and all the lush but vicious worlds between these fifteen tales reveal the hidden courage despair and depravity of people forced to face the darkness br br Some overcome A few surrender The rest are consumed by vengeance